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Liquid CO2 question

Hi Folks,

I am waiting the arrival of my CO2 system. As a consequence I am using a liquid CO2.

Does anyone have any experience with this and if so how good a response did you get plant wise.

Thanks in advance!

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What liquid C02? Flourish Excel? Excel and other products like it are not actual C02, but a chemical that plants derive from C02. With Excel you need to add it daily in order for it to be effective. It works to a point, not anywhere near as effective as actual C02.

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Might be talking about yeast in sugar water. It works well if u have a small tank and plants respond just as they would with pressurized co2.


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Assuming you're talking about Excel or some other gultaraldehyde mix, it's not liquid CO2. It's just an inferior source of carbon. That being said, it does help if dosed at the recommended levels, but is not necessary once you get your CO2 up and running.

Of course, the use of Excel as an algae-remover is another story. Feel free to do a forum search on it. Very useful if used correctly.
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Assuming you're talking about Excel or some other gultaraldehyde mix, it's not liquid CO2.
Isn't that what I said?

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Isn't that what I said?
You don't get to be a smarta$$ just because you ninja'd my answer. Check the timestamps :P
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